Chinese Herbal Medicine For Coronavirus / COVID-19

Chinese herbal medicine is effective in treating coronavirus, either on its own in mild cases, or in combination with Western medicine in severe cases. Traditional medicine doctors in China have been using Chinese herbal medicine for the virus, as they did for SARS and bird-flu, and the results have been very good. There have been […]

7 Natural Ways To Boost Your Immune System

I thought this might be a good time to share some ideas about natural methods of boosting the immune system. There’s plenty you can do for yourself to keep the immune system strong… Links provided for more detail 1. Get Plenty Of Sleep Lack of sleep significantly impairs the function of the immune system. I […]

Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture For Bells Palsy / Facial Paralysis

Bell’s palsy is a condition that causes a temporary weakness or paralysis of the muscles in the face. It usually occurrs when the nerve that controls your facial muscles becomes inflamed, swollen, or compressed. The condition causes one side of your face to droop or become stiff. You may have difficulty smiling or closing your […]

Chinese Medicine For Sjogren’s Disease

Sjogren’s Disease (also called Sjogren’s Syndrome) is an autoimmune disease which effects the glands that make tears and saliva, causing dry mouth and dry eyes. Conventional treatments include eye drops and sprays or lozenges to replace the saliva, but these are rarely very effective and do nothing to treat the condition. Medications to help increase […]

7 Amazing Benefits Of Massage

1. Eases Muscle Pain (Of Course) The main reason that people seek massage – it treats all kinds of aches, pains, knots and stiffness. A 2011 study of lower back pain published in the Annals of Internal Medicine found that massage can help alleviate chronic lower back pain. After receiving 1 massage a week for […]

Chinese Medicine For Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

Inflammatory Bowel Disease is an umbrella term for 2 different conditions that both feature chronic inflammation of the digestive tract: Crohns disease and Ulcerative Colitis Note: IBD is very different to ‘Irritable Bowel Syndrome’ or IBS, which is a non-specific diagnosis often given to people with digestive problems once Inflammatory Bowel Disease and other conditions […]

Treatment for Cystitis and UTIs

Chinese Medicine For Cystitis And Urinary Tract Infections (UTI)

Infections of the urinary tract such as cystitis are not generally considered serious conditions, but can be painful and can have a big impact on quality of life, especially when they re-occur often. Luckily, Chinese medicine can help to both treat and prevent cystitis and other UTIs. Chinese Medicine For Cystitis And Other UTIs Chinese […]

Recommended Reading: Cultured Club by Dearbhla Reynolds

As you may know, I’m a big fan of fermented foods and home fermenting… and I think I might just have a new favorite book on the subject! ‘The Cultured Club’ by Dearbhla Reynolds is everything you want from a cook book. Simple, easy to follow recipes, well laid out, and with beautiful photography. Simple […]

6 Week Experiments: An Alternative To New Year Resolutions

I’m not a fan of New Year Resolutions, so this year, as every year, I haven’t made any. I’m trying something different instead…. I’m going to try a number of 6 week experiments. The idea is simple. Pick something that I think could be useful, helpful​​​ or healthy – or something that I’m not sure […]